Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Scrum Master was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Scrum Master
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 123 148
Rank change year-on-year +3 +25 -36
Contract jobs requiring a Scrum Master 17 22 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.75% 0.85% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.78% 0.88% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 7
Leeds median daily rate £450 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +1.41%
10th Percentile £425 £325 £348
90th Percentile £549 £463 £538
West Yorkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £475
% change year-on-year +4.77% -9.58% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Leeds median hourly rate - - -
West Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Contract vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 2184 2492 3062
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.51% 95.88% 94.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1545 1658 2117
Leeds median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £270 £263
90th Percentile £545 £563 £539
West Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 43 97
Leeds median hourly rate £20.00 £13.50 £13.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +48.15% -0.70% +0.70%
10th Percentile £10.60 £10.20 £8.84
90th Percentile £40.00 £31.35 £35.82
West Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.20 £13.00 £13.60
% change year-on-year +9.23% -4.38% +9.24%

Scrum Master
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Scrum Master in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Scrum Master in Leeds

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Scrum Master in Leeds.

Contractor daily rate trend for Scrum Master in Leeds

Scrum Master
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Scrum Master in Leeds over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Scrum Master in Leeds

Scrum Master Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Scrum Master contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Leeds region featuring Scrum Master in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Scrum
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) JIRA
6 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
6 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) Coaching
7 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) Banking
7 2 (11.76%) Kanban
8 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
8 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
8 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (5.88%) Confluence
8 1 (5.88%) Robotics
8 1 (5.88%) QA
8 1 (5.88%) Velocity
8 1 (5.88%) Trello
8 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 1 (5.88%) BDD
8 1 (5.88%) TDD
8 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
8 1 (5.88%) Degree
8 1 (5.88%) Migration

Scrum Master Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Slack
1 1 (5.88%) Trello
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Banking
2 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.88%) Robotics
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Scrum
2 16 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (17.65%) Coaching
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Kanban
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) ATDD
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 1 (5.88%) Target Operating Model
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Master's Degree
1 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft